Shoichiro Ichitani, who is currently director, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at POJ, was named president and CEO of POJ, succeeding Hanrahan. Ichitani joined POJ as a life planner in 1991 and subsequently served as one of the company’s top sales managers. From 1997 to 2005, he was agency manager for the Shutoken 5 Agency. He then served as CMO for several regions over the next three years. Ichitani holds a degree in economics from Kwansei Gakuin University.
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